jueves, 1 de diciembre de 2011


The sun was finally coming up, and the light started filtering through the mess that had been left behind. It had been the longest night of their lives, but it was finally over. She took it all in and breathed deeply, finally relaxing. 
She felt him behind her and turned around to face him. His expression was serious as his eyes travelled along what they had once called home. She waited for him and soon enough, he looked at her and gave her a crooked smile. She felt slightly reassured but there were still so many questions in her head.
"What do we do now?" She knew she looked vulnerable but had finally accepted to let her guard down in front of him.
"Now we turn around, leave this place behind and start over again." His answer seemed simple enough, but they both knew it was going to take a lot of strength and effort to do that.
He probably sensed that his answer hadn't been enough for her and so he reached for her and pulled her closer.
"We are going to be alright. All of us." He cupped her face, his eyes on hers, wanting to send his message through. "You and I will make sure that the little ones are all okay."
"Together?" She opened her eyes wide, surprised and humiliated by her own question but he just grinned at her, the first real smile she had seen on his face in a long time.

Don't tell me the sky is the limit when there are footprints on the moon.

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